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37 Easy Ways To Naturally Prevent And Get Rid Of Fleas In Dogs

Natural methods of killing dog fleas include essential oils, apple cider vinegar, and borax.ย Both essential oils and apple cider vinegar are natural flea repellents, which can diluted in water and sprayed onto their coat. Borax is a natural flea killer that can be sprinkled on your dog's bedding or added to their bathwater.

How To Tell If Your Dog Has Fleas?

Excessive scratching or biting at the skin is a symptom of flea infestation. Look for small, brown insects crawling on your dogโ€™s skin or in its fur. A magnifying glass can be helpful for spotting any tiny bugs on your dog. If you see small black dots moving around, these can be fleas.

What Essential Oils Kills Fleas?

Some of the most effective essential oils include lemon oil, eucalyptus oil, lavender oil, and peppermint oil. Simply add a few drops of any of these oils to your dog's shampoo before lathering them up during their bath. You can also add a few drops of these oils to a spray bottle filled with water and spritz your dog down with it between baths.